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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Could you make a difference to the life of an older person?

Goatacre Manor Care Centre is currently recruiting for registered nurses, care assistants and kitchen assistants. If you would like to learn more about the roles and positions available please contact for an informal chat.

Thank you

Steve Oswald
Registered Manager
Goatacre Manor Care Centre
Direct Dial: 01249 760003
Personal Assistant: Allison Davis, 01249 760464

The REME Museum Kid’s Assault Course Tuesday 24th And Thursday 26th October

October Half Term

Activities run from 11 am to 3.30 pm each day
Our brand new kid’s assault course 
will be open for two days offering young ones a chance to
 have a go on our soldier-led activity.
There will be specially laid on craft activities in the 
Museum for all to enjoy. 
This includes sending army 
messages with our authentic 
battlefield telephones as well as making your 
own paper cup phone to take home.
There will also be a chance to make 
your own brake down truck from our 
Thinkertoy, a fun construction toy 
suitable for all ages.
All these activities will run on both the 
24th and 26th October 
and are included in the standard museum admission fee.

The REME Museum Gnome Hunt Tuesday 24th To Saturday 27th October

October Half Term

Gnome hunts run during normal Museum hours, 
10 am to 4.30 pm each day
Treat for every gnome hunter plus a chance to enter the prize draw. Hunt sheets cost 30p.

The REME Gnomes are back!

 Each gnome tells a different part of the REME story and will be hiding throughout the Museum. 
Come along and explore the museum, finding gnomes as you go. Everyone who enters the hunt gets a treat at the end plus one lucky gnome hunter will win REME Museum goodie bag. 
Hunt sheets cost 30p and are available from the Museum shop.

Family Fun Fair- Royal Wootton Bassett 28th Sep to 1st Oct

Great Western Brick Show 7 & 8 October

Experience gigantic LEGO models, inventions and displays as you've never seen them before!
This LEGO extravaganza is a great day out for families and all who enjoy the wonderful world of LEGO bricks.
  • Unique models made exclusively for the show!
  • Classic LEGO model train layouts, with steam and diesel locos, scenery, bridges and stations
  • Interactive building – help the Brickish Association create a giant LEGO mosaic!
  • LEGO Shops for some great deals and exclusive products
  • LEGO play tables for the children (and for adults too!)
  • Competitions – lots of LEGO prizes to be won
  • Brick CafĂ© – to keep you refreshed in first class style 
                              To Book Click HERE

Do you know how to identify the most common bites?

If you were stung by something and you don’t know what it was, we can tell you how to identify the most common bites (5 of them can be extremely dangerous)

Bug bites often cause pain, but the actual bug leaves before the pain starts so the bites are hard to identify. In many cases, not knowing this information can complicate things, and sometimes cause serious problems.
Here are some bug bites you should be aware of and their symptoms: 

Fashion Show 4th October at Hilmarton School Hall 7-9pm

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

CarillionAmey - Rodents – control/treatment – all year round

If you suspect you have rodents in your property, read CA's advice on how to treat the problem and the steps you can take to prevent future infestations. It also advises how we treat different rodents and how long treatment normally takes. Click HERE to read more


We have had some fantastic results getting veterans into employment, training and into permanent, affordable accommodation.   As a result we do have some vacancies in our residences in Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow.  If you are aware of a veteran who is homeless, at risk of homelessness or otherwise needs housing support please do not hesitate to refer them to Scottish Veterans Residences.  They can self-refer simply by getting in contact or completing a short form or as an agency you can refer on their behalf.  Referral forms and leaflets (providing more detail on the respective services) are attached for your information.

For self referral please see LINK